Company Profile

con terra - connecting worlds

con terra integrates intelligent Geo-IT solutions into the IT structures of its customers in the private sector and public administration  agencies. This enables geoinformation to be put to profitable use, making company processes sustainably more efficient, cheaper and more transparent.  

As a member of the Esri Deutschland Unternehmensgruppe, con terra backs the ArcGIS platform and adds targeted enhancements as required, in the form of further products and technologies, such as map.apps or FME. con terra has been awarded 'Platinum' partner status within the international partner network of Esri Inc.

con terra cooperates with universities, participates in research and development projects and standardisation procedures, and plays an active role in committees and working groups of such organisations as ISO, GDI-DE, OGC, and INSPIRE. This puts con terra in a position to evaluate trends affecting the market at early stage and to play a role in shaping and incorporating them in the planning and implementation of IT solutions.

The company's focus lies on such markets as insurance, natural and environmental resources, telecommunications, trade, sdi and e-government and real estate, and its fields of activity include spatial data infrastructures and spatial data modelling & transformation. Its success is based on its more than twenty years of experience, excellent knowledge of the industry, and great innovative strength, plus the cross cooperations it engages in with leading software manufacturers.

Karl Wiesmann and Uwe König are the chief executive officers. The company currently employs more than 140 personnel.



  • Foundation: 1993
  • Headquarters: Münster
  • Number of employees: +140
  • Co-founder of the 52 ° North GmbH 2004
  • Company of the Esri Deutschland Group GmbH since 2006
  • Managing Directors: Karl Wiesmann and Uwe König